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A tale of two stings

We've recently had two episodes of entrapment journalism. I'm a bit old school, so the idea of concocting a story featuring a journalist who then reports on the self-created event seems, well, wrong. But putting that aside, the two episodes...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 11, 2011; 9:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Q and A with Andy Ferguson about his bestseller Crazy U

Andy Ferguson of the Weekly Standard has written a whimsical and fascinating book, Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid into College. It has received superlative reviews including one from The Post. I confess my bias since...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 6, 2011; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Thursday feature: A turn to lighter fare

In our Thursday feature, we ask prominent conservatives a nonpolitical question. Last week it was technology gadgets. This week we ask: What was your most memorable trip? Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell: "Israel in 2007 with other attorneys general." Rep. Paul...

By Jennifer Rubin  | February 24, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Incivility on the left

It has become dogma on the left that the "civility problem," including the misuse and abuse of Hitlerian imagery, is primarily a problem on the right. The conversation is usually joined by conservatives who recount the left's hate speech from...

By Jennifer Rubin  | February 22, 2011; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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What to think of Amy Chua

Amy Chua is the Yale law professor whose new book on parenting, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, has created a storm of controversy. Ruth Marcus gives an vivid summary: You may have heard the horror stories. Chua threatened to...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 19, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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